Vermeer Southwest has acquired and is combining forces with Vermeer Rocky Mountain to become Vermeer Mountain West. Combining these two adjacent Vermeer industrial dealers creates a contiguous network of nine dealership locations spanning the mountain west region of the United States.
Kyle Pieratt, who served as President and CEO of Vermeer Southwest, will continue to lead as the President and CEO of Vermeer Mountain West. The dealership will be headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, with branch locations in Tucson (AZ), Las Vegas (NV), Albuquerque (NM), El Paso (TX), Salt Lake City (UT), Boise (ID), Billings (MT) and Spokane (WA).
Vermeer Rocky Mountain was previously owned by Berry Roberts, who led the organization through its second generation of Roberts family leadership. Berry will serve as a trusted advisor for the company with key Vermeer Rocky Mountain customers as he transitions into retirement.
“We want to thank Berry and his family for the legacy they built in the Rocky Mountain region, and we look forward to continuing to build on this foundation,” said Pieratt. “Combining forces in a larger geographic region creates numerous opportunities for us to grow in how we serve our customers. With our new scale comes the ability to make strategic investments to better provide our customers with the equipment they need, when and where they need support, while seamlessly delivering the Vermeer brand promise built on our core value of customer service.”
Jason Andringa, President and CEO of Vermeer Corporation, commented, “As these two storied dealerships come together under a common vision to serve Vermeer customers across the Mountain West region, we see nothing but success ahead for the dealership, the team and the customers who count on them.”
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